VALLEY FORGE CASINO RESORT COMPLETES $6 MILLION HOTEL ROOM RENOVATIONS IN THE CASINO TOWER
The Casino Tower Room Renovations Highlight Significant Investments Made Throughout Valley Forge Casino Resort in Recent Years
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, King of Prussia, PA (November 17, 2017) – Valley Forge Casino Resort has completed $6 million in renovations to 154 rooms and suites in the resort’s Casino Tower. The revitalization highlights the significant investments made throughout the property in recent years.
The refurbished Casino Tower offers two Super Suites, 36 Suites and 116 Standard Rooms. All have been outfitted with new carpeting, wall coverings, draperies, upgraded bathrooms and custom artwork. Walnut and Carrera marble accents provide a modern aesthetic in these comfortable, well-appointed guest rooms and suites. In addition, the lobby areas on each floor have been upgraded to match the guest rooms. While previous storage areas have been converted into amenity rooms that can be used as dressing rooms for bridal parties, hospitality space, green rooms for entertainers, or catering space.
Since opening five years ago, significant investments have been made throughout Valley Forge Casino Resort including:
- Renovations and upgrades to the Event Center
- Converting dining space into the classic steakhouse -- Revolution Chop House
- Reviving the Valley Forge Music Fair
- Creating Valley Beach Poolside Club
- Renovations to 100,000 square feet of meeting and event space including five ballrooms
- Replacement of slot machine inventory with newer, more exciting games
Another major recent development was the removal of access restrictions with new gaming legislation signed into law in October 2017. Casino customers are no longer limited to hotel guests, membership holders and patrons of other resort amenities. Access to the casino is now free and open to everyone age 21 and over.
Not only is Valley Forge Casino Resort committed to investing in their facility to continue improving guests’ experience, they have also invested in their employees. Cultivating an environment that provides opportunities for development, a sense of family and team work by changing the philosophy behind hiring and training. Every employee is dedicated to creating a culture of impeccable service that is conceived, nurtured and supported by the theme “The House is Yours.”
President and CEO Eric Pearson joined Valley Forge Casino Resort just over one year ago and has overseen these sweeping changes. “As the region’s only full-amenity gaming resort we have so much to offer residents and visitors,” explained Pearson. “Upgrading our physical space is one way we can provide guests with a comfortable and welcoming experience. At the same time creating an environment where employees feel happy and fulfilled allows them to offer friendly service and personal touches that makes guests feel at home.”
More renovations and updates are to come at Valley Forge Casino Resort. In 2018 there will be new dining and hotel details to share.
ABOUT VALLEY FORGE CASINO RESORT
As the region’s only full-amenity gaming resort, Valley Forge Casino Resort features a 40,000 square-foot gaming floor with 600 slot machines and 50 table games, plus 100,000 square feet of meeting, conference and banquet facilities and two luxury hotel towers. The Radisson Tower has 483 recently remodeled rooms while the Casino Tower is the perfect complement, offering 150 completely renovated rooms in the heart of the action. The property also offers eight dining options, live entertainment and an exciting nightlife scene. Every Valley Forge employee is dedicated to a culture of impeccable service that is conceived, nurtured and supported by the theme “The House Is Yours.”
This unique hospitality experience is located conveniently on the Main Line, just two miles from the King of Prussia Mall and easily accessible from Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
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Expo will be held October 17-18
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Thursday, October 12, 2017) The inaugural 2017 Pizza & Pasta Northeast Expo is set to make waves in Atlantic City, New Jersey, October 17-18, when more than 3,000 pizza and Italian restaurant professionals are expected to converge at the Atlantic City Convention Center. This new event will incorporate a blend of food demonstrations, contests and educational sessions to augment an exhibit hall showcasing nearly 150 top manufacturers and suppliers.
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‘ROCKIN THE WALLS AT BOARDWALK HALL’ SET FOR SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
VETERAN’S DAY CONCERT TO FEATURE 80’S ROCK BANDS
Songbird Entertainment, in conjunction with Choice Bar & Grill of Atlantic City, have announced their Veteran’s Day concert, ‘Rockin the Walls at Boardwalk Hall’ at the historic venue on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 6p.m. This 80’s rock music concert will feature WAR, Asia featuring John Payne, and Journey former lead vocalist, Steve Augeri.
Tickets starting at $35 are available at now Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-736-1420, or at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office powered by Atlantic City Electric.
This musical trip down memory lane will be headlined by legendary funk band, WAR, best known for infusing various rhythms of funk, Latin, blues, jazz and reggae to deliver favorites including, “Low Rider”, “Cisco Kid” “Why Can’t We Be Friends” and many more hits that crossed cultural barriers.
Classic rock group, ASIA, featuring John Payne will also be part of this rock classic concert, you can expect the audience to dance, sing and reminisce when Asia featuring John Payne plays the first chords of “Only Time Will Tell”, “Don’t Cry”, “Sole Survivor” and of course, “Heat of the Moment” are heard.
Appearing along with WAR, and Asia featuring John Payne, will be Special Guest Journey, former lead singer Steve Augeri, who is set to take the stage and perform some of the most popular singles like the cross-generational mega hit “Don’t Stop Believing”, Billboard chart toppers “Open Arms,” Anyway You Want It” and many of the 18 to 40 singles.
Michael Selvanto of Songbird Entertainment stated, that this concert was finally made possible by the backing of CHOICE BAR & GRILL, a new company soon to be opening here in Atlantic City.
Selvanto also added “that if it wasn’t with the help of Nick Conti, and Choice Bar & Grill, this concert would not be possible. Choice Bar and Grill is located at 470 N. Albany Ave, Atlantic City, and plans to open just in time for the concert. Nick Conti, said that he is looking forward to this concert, and plans to invest in more concerts, He is a long time resident of Atlantic City, and business owner. “I want to see Atlantic City grow again, and I will do my best to help make it grow,” Mr. Conti said.
“We hope to make this concert memorable” Selvanto, added “we plan to work in conjunction with our radio media in giving away 4 signed guitars from the concert, and also plan something that has not been done before” “at the concert we will be picking out three seat numbers and each number will have the chance to come down on stage and perform with the groups, I think this will add to the excitement of the concert. We will also be honoring our Veterans at the show.
Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center are owned and funded by the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Spectra by Comcast Spectacor provides both Venue Management and Food Services & Hospitality to Boardwalk Hall and the Atlantic City Convention Center.
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About the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA): The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents since 1984. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, the Authority's mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state's key economic development agency for Atlantic City. CRDA's expanded responsibilities now include land use regulation, tourism marketing and clean and safe initiatives. The CRDA also oversees Historic Boardwalk Hall (the leading entertainment venue of its size in the country) and the Atlantic City Convention Center. In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide, of which $1.8 billion has been invested in Atlantic City, spurring business investments and expansions, and creating permanent jobs in the process. For more information about CRDA and our projects, visit www.njcrda.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/njcrda.
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